Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 46-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1903.
Location. 41° 30.509′ N, 81° 41.656′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on East 9th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd (a few steps from this marker); Arch C. Klumph (within shouting distance of this marker); Since 1775 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moses Cleaveland (about 500 feet away); Building Strong for Cleveland (about 500 feet away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996) / Cleveland's Mayor Stokes (approx. ¼ mile away); October 23, 1956 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . . Rocking Chair Blues: Paul Williams’ Hucklebuckers. Saxophonist Paul Williams and his Hucklebuckers were the headliners for the Moondog Coronation Ball, but they never got to play.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,267 times since then and 148 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.